Thursday, January 31, 2008

Carne Guisada


  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 pounds beef stew meat
  • 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilis
  • 10 ounces beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • tortillas or rice
  • garnishes: cheese, sour cream, salsa, lettuce
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium high heat.
  2. Cook beef until evenly brown. Pour off excess fat.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, beef broth and water.
  4. Season with garlic, chili powder, cumin, black pepper, and salt.
  5. Place in slow cooker, and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
  6. Serve in tortillas or over rice.

Tim's Rating: 9/10
Liz's Rating: 8/10

Notes: The result has a lot of liquid. If you want it more like traditional taco meat, put in 1/2 the broth and change the canned tomatoes to 1/2 can tomato paste.

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